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VOCATIONAL EDUCATION—FORMULA GRANTS TO STATES FOR
CONSUMER AND HOMEMAKING EDUCATION (CFDA No. 84.049)

I. PROGRAM PROFILE

Legislation: Vocational Education Act of 1963, as amended by Title II of
the Education Amendments of 1976, Subpart 5, P.C. 94-482 (20 U.S.C. 2301-
2461, 90 Stat. 2168-2213), (Expired September 30, 1984.)*

Funding Since 1980:

Fiscal Year       Authorization       Appropriation

1980              $ 75,000,000         $43,497,000

1981                80,000,000         30,347,000

1982               735,000,000V        29,133,000

1983               735,000,00017        31,633,000

1984               735,000,OOOT/        31,633,000

Purpose: To assist States by providing Federal funds for programs and
services in consumer and homemaking education at all levels.

Special Statutory Emphasis; The legislation encourages, but does not pre-
scribe, programs that:

o Encourage men and women to prepare for combining the roles of homemaker
and wage earner;

o  Develop new curriculum materials that avoid sex stereotyping in consumer
and homemaking education;

o  Give greater consideration to economic, social, and cultural conditions,
especially in economically depressed areas;

o Encourage outreach programs addressed to the special needs of the aged,
young children, school-age parents, single parents, handicapped persons,
educationally disadvantaged persons, patients, and inmates; and

o Emphasize consumer education, management of resources, promotion of nu-
tritional knowledge and food use, and parenthood education to meet
current societal needs.

Eligible Recipients: State vocational education boards are eligible to
apply for grants. Eligible recipients for subgrants are local educational
agencies and postsecondary institutions.

*The Carl D. Perkins Vocational Education Act of 1984, P.L. 98-524 authorizes
vocational education through September 30, 1989.ionReport to Congress, 1983.